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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  10 June 1998 (France)
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A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back... See full summary »

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Vincey Sauris
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Buzz Wagner (as T.C. Carson)
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Emile Pillsbury
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Robin Moon
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Megan Pillsbury
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Tara Ricotto
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Alicia Pillsbury
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Sarina Classer
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Auntie Mahalia
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Jared Bartoziak
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Javi Rogero
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Gus Rogero
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Diego Tellez
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Dwight Bergman
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Marcia Fu
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Storyline

A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group becomes strongly divided on their actions. Jennifer Tilly is the mother hen of the group who tries to hold everyone together. The lesbian lovers break up when one admits to having an affair with a man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Comedy

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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10 June 1998 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Nyugi, ez csak szex!  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$269,167 (USA) (30 April 1999)

Gross:

$452,654 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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Trivia

Since the cast and crew was working with a budget of only $250,000, most of the scenes were filmed in the houses of the crew and their family members who lived within three blocks of each other. See more »

Quotes

Tara Ricotto: Hello Vincey, it's me, Tara... guess what? Javi and Buzz just had a huge fight. According to Javi it was more dramatic than Gone with the Wind. So, let me tell you exactly how he told me, but ya have to swear not to tell anyone. Get ready for this Vincey, cause I know it's going to be a real shocker, but they are arguing about H... I... V, big surprise, right? Buzz, he pulled another Larry Kramer with Javi's doctor, so Javi's all and then Buzz is all and that's when Javi goes and they are going...
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Selected Clothing for Javi and Additional Cast Members provided by Pop Icon/Herbie Velez See more »

Connections

References Mommie Dearest (1981) See more »

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Written by Bonnie Warren & Anthony Newett
Performed by Anthony Newett & Rich Orr
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Lousy title...great movie
26 April 1999 | by (Boston MA) – See all my reviews

This could have been a shallow by-the-numbers movie about gay, lesbian and straight friends in LA, but it wasn't. The characters and situations are realistic, all the acting was good and the movie doesn't shy away from showing male-male sex scenes (which is why it's unrated). The movie isn't perfect. It isn't as funny as it could be and some scenes don't play out at all or play out too long. Still, when was the last time we had a movie that dealt honestly and explicitly with gay men without desexing them or turning it into innocuous comedy (like "Jeffrey"). A really good film.


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